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Kick off Your 2019 with a Few Triangle Area Events

Welcome to 2019! While you’re busy writing the wrong date on everything and getting adjusted to your resolutions, take the chance to jump in to community life in the new year.

Each community around the Triangle is buzzing with things to do every weekend. Kick off your year with festivals, celebrations, and monthly gatherings, and explore a few of these January events in the area.

Downtown Raleigh First Friday

Downtown Raleigh at night. Businesses and museums stay open late, restaurants offer special deals, and Downtown Raleigh lights up for First Fridays. Taking place on the first Friday of every month, — hence the name — it’s a great chance to get out and explore all that Downtown has to offer.

The First Friday website lists all of the dates, times, and participating venues for the month. Make sure you check it out to stay posted on any special events going on, as well!

Back to the ’50s Sock Hop

A 1950s dinerTake a step almost 70 years back in time with the Back to the ’50s Sock Hop celebration. Unpack your poodle skirts, leather jackets, and cardigans, and put two straws in that milkshake — it’s time to rock around the clock!

The ’50s Sock Hop will feature tunes of the times, as well as special themed snacks like ice cream floats available at the concession stand. While tickets do cost $10 online $13 at the door, you’ll certainly get your money’s worth from the festivities.

Rockin’ the Forest

A man playing the banjoKeep the musical-themed events going with the latest concert in the Rockin’ the Forest series. This month’s series is all about the Legacy Motown Review, so come out to hear local bands cover a wide variety of times, styles, and sounds.

The concerts are held in the Renaissance Centre for the Arts, a state-of-the-art and brand new local venue that also features an in-house bar. For a rocking good time, check out a few of the local acts!

Triangle Restaurant Week

During the week, restaurants will offer special fixed prices on three-course meals. Three-course lunches typically run for $15, while dinners are a few dollars more. For some of the best dishes in the area at unbeatable prices, make sure you take advantage of the Triangle Restaurant Week.

18th Annual African American Cultural Celebration

A museum pillarInitiating the statewide kick-off of Black History Month, the 18th Annual African American Cultural Celebration has been named one of the top events in the Southeast area. The event is held at the North Carolina Museum of History and is 100% free to attend.

Enjoy performances from more than 75 musicians, dancers, playwrights, storytellers, artists, chefs, and more, and learn more about African American culture in the area.

Find Your Home in the Triangle

Here at Trademark Residential, we’re committed to finding not only the perfect home for you, but the perfect community for your needs. With so many great options and bustling local calendars, it’s no wonder so many people love calling the Triangle home.

If you have any questions or are ready to get started on your real estate journey, give the Trademark Residential team a call today.

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